New Route on Firelane 2






Susan had been out of town for over a week and wanted to surprise her with a new route, plus it has been quite awhile since I created a new route. So many of our route start on one of the many trailheads on NW 53rd or from Saltzman or Springville, so I decided to start on Firelane 2. Firelane 2 doesn't really have much of a trailhead, there is a pull out off of Skyline Blvd. that I assume can hold about 5 cars. There is also a chain fence that has been pulled away so you can access the trail, it feels totally sketchy but all legal. 

The longest single stretch of the route is only ~3.55 miles, so there is a lot of variety in the route, which I prefer. There is a lot of ups and downs between Leif and Wildwood but nothing too crazy. Honestly this was the perfect route for an easy Sunday morning of catching up on life between to best friends and their crazy dog. 

Route:

Firelane 2 - WW: .70
WW- Maple: .03
Maple - (end of Maple) Leif: 3.55
Leif - Hardesty : 2.58
Hardesty - WW: .27
WW- Wiregate : 3.46
Wiregate - Leif: .31
Leif - Cleator: 1.64
Cleator - WW: .24
WW - Fl 3 : 1.82
Firelane 3 - Leif: .31
Leif - Nature: .79
Nature - WW: 1
WW - FL2: 1.53
FL2 - car: .70
Total 18.93 

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